Tandoori Leg of Lamb
The tandoor oven is India's version of a grill. Here, Steven Raichlen follows the traditional method of tandoori marinating—a wash of lemon juice followed by a long bath in a yogurt-based marinade—using a tender, succulent leg of lamb. After grilling the lamb, Raichlen says, make sure it rests for at least 15 minutes before carving. More Amazing Lamb Recipes
This lamb's tangy, gamey flavors will be complemented by a red wine that has rich fruit but also firm acidity, a balance more often found in Old World wines than New World ones. Southern France is a case in point.